Excerpt: Like Speedo’s Aquabeat, the snappily named Sony NWZ-W273 Walkman packs in 4GB of storage for all your tunes, and wraps around the back of your head for ease of use and comfort. It’s completely waterproof up to a depth of two metres as well, so unless you’re planning on a spot of cliff diving and...
Summary: The Sony NWZ-W273 is a reader practical and light, perfect for listening to music while you are in the pool or in the gym thanks to its waterproof. The design is ergonomic. It fits perfectly, should not be set at naught but only worn. Good internal memory and also the autonomy.
Pros: Fast charging, USB, Waterproof up to 2 meters deep; Comfortable design, High autonomy
Excerpt: Sony can pride itself on being the inventor of portable audio devices, and it's still active in this segment. The NWZ-W273 is a Walkman designed for active people, and we tested it for a period while jogging.
Sony Walkman NWZ-W273 Review: Waterproof Player for the Win
15 June 2013
Excerpt: Sony Walkman NWZ-W273 Review: Waterproof Player for the win Two weeks ago we showed you the unboxing of the Sony Walkman NWZ-W273, a waterproof MP3 player (4GB internal storage, non-expandable) integrated with in-ear headphones.
Summary: While it might appears that Sony has recently developed a fondness for water-resistant products through Sony Xperia Z and Sony Xperia Tablet Z but truth to be told, the company have been producing products with that very capability for quite some time.
Excerpt: Get the ultimate in portable music playback devices with the SONY NWZ-W273/B. It is a cool and funky walkman player with a futuristic over the ear design that is helpful in more ways than one.
Excerpt: Get the ultimate in portable music playback devices with the SONY NWZ-W273/P. It is a cool and funky walkman player with a futuristic over the ear design that is helpful in more ways than one.
Conclusion: As a solo device, there aren't really many negatives to put you off. If, on the other hand, you are someone who uses a running app on your phone while you run, or you're already carrying an MP3 player with you then, for extra cash, it doesn't seem worth the hassle.
Pros: Waterproof to 2m, light, sound good
Cons: Don't work with your phone, if you use a running app won't work with that either